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College raises nearly $ 9,000 for family of drowned boy in Beavertail State Park

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Providence School officials say they are grateful to have already raised thousands of dollars for the 14-year-old boy’s family who drowned in Beavertail State Park. The Department of Environmental Management said Daniel Carrascoza slipped rocks and fell into the water while fishing with his father and …

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Texas sues four states for 2020 election

FOX 7 talk: Texas sues four states for 2020 election Travis County GOP Chairman Matt Mackowiak and Progress Texas’ Ed Espinoza talk about Texas AG Ken Paxton’s decision to sue other states. AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Attorney General Ken paxton Battlefield states pursued Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin Tuesday to …

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Trump signs stimulus package, relieving thousands of Texans

Trump signs stimulus package, relieving thousands of Texans However, the consequences of forfeiture of benefits remained uncertain. AUSTIN, Texas – The president signed a $ 900 billion stimulus package on Sunday evening. Among the things the bill does – prevent a government shutdown, fund a new round of stimulus checks …

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Massachusetts first responders to begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine this week

LAWRENCE, Mass. (WPRI) – On Monday, law enforcement and firefighters in Lawrence will be among the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Essex County. The Regional First Responder Vaccination Site, South Lawrence East Elementary School Gymnasium, is operated by Lawrence General Hospital. As of Monday morning, about 160 police …

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regarding Bailey Smith’s candidacy for prosecutor | Opinion

It was quite a launch article for Ms Bailey Smith, the new apparent DA candidate, on TVN’s August 19 front page! With less than 80 days of election day, the latecomer replaces famed Billie Siddoway on the ballot by stating that she “knew the Valley did not have another candidate …

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McKee enlists Rodio to lead transition as he prepares to take over from Raimondo

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Lt. Gov. Dan McKee is moving forward with preparations to take office as governor in the coming weeks. McKee is expected to rise to the state’s top job later this winter after Gov. Gina Raimondo was named President-elect Joe Biden’s candidate for trade secretary on Thursday …

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Instead of a cross on the forehead, parishioners at Barrington Church will receive “visiting card” ashes

BARRINGTON, RI (WPRI) – Those watching Ash Wednesday next week will notice substantial differences from years past thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence announced Thursday that priests will sprinkle ashes on the heads of worshipers this year, instead of drawing the traditional cross on their …

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RI health officials deepen discussions on prioritization of phase 2 vaccines

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – More than a month after the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine began in Rhode Island, a state subcommittee is continuing discussions on who will be vaccinated in the next phase. Rhode Island’s COVID-19 Vaccine Subcommittee Friday Morning held its twelfth general meeting, and sixth since the …

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Are sea otters taking a bite out of California’s precious Dungeness season?

Dungeness crabs are a holiday tradition every year at tables in Northern California. But the prized shellfish are also a delicacy for other local residents – the sea otters that live along the central coast. Scientists are studying the advisability of moving sea otters north into the San Francisco Bay …

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Oregon Ducks first-year linebackers Justin Flowe and Noah Sewell expected to have an immediate impact | Sports

EUGENE – It was never a question of whether first-year linebackers Justin Flowe and Noah Sewell would play for Oregon this season, or even how fast. It’s all about the drastic impact the former five-star rookie duo can have on a defense that was the Pac-12’s second-best last season and …

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